Two scholarship supported Ph.D. projects in the broad area of geotechnical engineering are available from the UQ-IITD academy of research (https://www.uqidar.org/). Projects being offered:
- Utilization of Mining Wastes as Backfill Material for Mechanically Stabilized Earth (MSE) Walls
- Predictive modelling of settling and consolidation, and desiccation and rewetting of mine tailings
- Professor David Williams, Dr. Partha Mishra and Dr. Chenming Zhang (University of Queensland, Australia) and
- Assoc. Professor Bappaditya Manna (Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India)
i-student Scholarships (Indian, other international students are to apply through i stream)
Eligible i-students will be awarded a scholarship which includes:
- [at IITD] a monthly stipend of Rs 41000* in year 1 and Rs 45000* in years 3 and 4;
- [at UQ] an annual stipend of AUD $28,092* in year 2;
- a relocation grant of AUD $5,200* to support Delhi-Brisbane-Delhi travel; and
- overseas student health cover (single policy) for stay in Brisbane in year 2.
q-student Scholarships (Australian)
Eligible q-students will be awarded a scholarship which includes:
- an annual stipend of AUD $28,092*;
- a relocation grant of AUD $2,500* to support Brisbane-Delhi-Brisbane travel; and
- UQ travel insurance for up to 12 months in Delhi.
EOIs are due by 13th September 2020. Application round opens from 14 September – 18 October, 2020. Apply here: https://www.uqidar.org/students/how-to-apply/
For a preliminary assessment/ informal enquiry in relation to these two projects, you can reach me at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Partha Mishra, Ph.D., M.Tech., B.Tech.
MISSMGE, MAGS, MIGS, AMASCE, AFHEA
Geotechnical Engineer, Klohn Crippen Berger Pty Ltd., Australia
Casual Academic, The University of Queensland, Australia
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